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EmPOWERED Scholars Alumni

Making a difference and impacting the future of their communities

collage of EmPOWERED Scholars alumni

2021    |    2020    |    2018

2021 Scholars

Akshara Molleti
Major: Biomedical Engineering | University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Ash-Lee Marshall
Coppin State University
BD Scholarship Recipient

Caitriona Greene
Major: Health, Behavior, & Society | University of Rochester

Joseph McCallister
Hampton University
BD Scholarship Recipient

Lesley Lopez
Major: Biology | University of Houston Clear Lake

Madison Tate
Major: Biology | Howard University
Charlotte Mann Family Grant Recipient

Melina Rodriguez
Major: Public Health | California State University, Los Angeles

Michaela Greenlee
Major: Global Public Health | New York University

Michaela Harris
Morgan State University
BD Scholarship Recipient

Paige Blake
Bowie State University
BD Scholarship Recipient

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2020 Scholars

Alana Barr
Georgia Tech

Denise Nguyen
Major: Public Health | California State University, Northridge

Diop Russell
Major: English | Spellman College, Atlanta

Katelyn France
Major: Pharmacy | University of Minnesota Duluth

Lady Dorothy Eli
Major: Public Health and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences | University of Arizona

Lorena Melendez Chavez
Major: Nutrition and Dietetics | California State University, Northridge

Ngoc Vuong
Major: Psychology, Public Health and Economics | Wichita State University

Noun Abdelaziz
Major: Sociology and International Affairs | San Diego Miramar College

Presley LeGrande
Major: Neuroscience and Public Health | Santa Clara University

Sierra Williams-Mcleod
Major: Biochemistry and Biomedical Research | Hampton University

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2018 Scholars

Ahmed Arasah
Xavier University

Avery Nelson
Major: Public Policy | Pomona College

Dorysel Sandoval
Sweetwater High School (National City, CA)

Esmeralda Ochoa
Major: Nursing | Chamberlain University

Jose Trinidad Muratella
Major: Biochemistry | University of Illinois at Chicago

Michelle Ballasiotes
Major: Health Policy and Management | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Current EmPOWERED Scholars

The 2022 scholars are paving their road to success.

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